Barriers and Access to Transplant Care for Sickle Cell Patients

When:  Sep 20, 2021 from 13:00 to 14:00 (CT)

Join us on September 20 at 1 PM CT, for the third webinar in the new ASTCT & NMDP Sickle Cell Webinar Series, in honor of Sickle Cell Awareness month. This webinar will feature presentations from clinicians and patient speakers on challenges to finding stem cell sources and other barriers that both physicians and patients face throughout the process. Other topics include:

- Socioeconomic Barriers
- Physicians attitude and practice
- NMDP's Sickle Cell Warriors Program
- Information about clinical trials

This webinar will be moderated by Anna DeSalvo, a Senior Clinical Trials Patient Navigator with the NMDP Sickle Cell Warriors Program, and feature presentations by Dr. Lakshmanan Krishnamurti of Emory University. Each webinar in this series will also highlight patient's lived experiences within each of the topics.

There will be a short Q&A section at the end of the webinar, so be sure to register and submit any questions in advance that you would like answered during the webinar by emailing This webinar will be recorded and the recording and slides will be posted 24-48 hours after the live event.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The France Foundation and the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT). The France Foundation is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.